NWT Locations / D1...

Research Locations: D1

Ownership: USFS - UNESCO Biosphere Reserve
Found within (2nd Order): Niwot Ridge (USFS - UNESCO Biosphere Reserve)

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D1 D1 site

Site Information:

  • Mean Elevation: 3750m


D1 is an alpine tundra site located 2.6 km from the Continental Divide. This is the highest continuously operating weather station in North America. Topographic setting: ridge-top. Climate data completeness is good from 1953 to the present. Climate parameters measured include temperature, relative humidity, solar radiation, barometric pressure, wind speed, wind direction, precipitation, soil moisture, and temperature.

Associated Groups: The Arapaho and Roosevelt National Forests and Pawnee National Grassland,

Measurement and observation location(s) in D1:
D1, D1 chart recorder, D1 data loggers (CR23X and CR1000)

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Plant/vegetation ecology
Soil science

CU Boulder

This material is based upon work supported by the National Science Foundation under Cooperative Agreement #DEB-1637686. Any opinions, findings, conclusions, or recommendations expressed in the material are those of the author(s) and do not necesarily reflect the views of the National Science Foundation.

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